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Lemon Oil Helps To Preserve Fruits And Veggies

Author: Lynn S.
Date: 10-06-2006
Views: 3,691
Word Count: 211
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 1764-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 2

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I used this on the tiles you stick down to remove axle grease, as tooth whitener, (don't use on dentures, oils will eat them). The biggest discovery came when my mom said you could wash your veggies with it, so I tried it. I put 6-9 drops in a full sink of water (way to much only need about 3-4) and I washed all the fruits and veggies. Well I came across an apple that had a bad spot on it, but it was a big beautiful red delicious, so I thought I would cut out the spot and rinse it again and see what happens.

Well one week went by and it looked good, only the spot I cut looked dried like with a dehydrator, so I waited another wk, and still no change, now this apple was in my crisper in the fridge my mom was planning on coming up in a few weeks to visit and help with a class and I told her what I was doing. She said if it lasts till the class to bring it, it did, and it still was fresh everywhere and the spot that was "weathered" it still looks dehydrated, I was impressed. This was around 6 weeks.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: tooth-/-teeth — Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."Link
2.Associated topics: tooth-/-teeth — "Both clove and benzocaine gels had significantly lower mean pain scores than placebos. No significant difference was observed between clove and benzocaine regarding pain scores. Clove gel might possess a potential to replace benzocaine as a topical [anesthetic] agent before needle insertion."Link

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